/ NEWS: James Pearson Climbs The Source 8c+

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UKC News - on 21 Nov 2011
James Pearson on The Source, 8c+, Zillertal, Austria, 4 kbBritish climber James Pearson has redpointed the granite sport route of The Source (8c+) on the Schwarze Wand, Zillertal, Austria.

The route involves a huge all points off dyno in the middle and was, until recently, an unclimbed project...

Read more at http://www.ukclimbing.com/news/item.php?id=65102

ciaran1999 - on 21 Nov 2011
In reply to UKC News:

Wow, thats a bit of an inspiration!
McBirdy - on 21 Nov 2011
In reply to UKC News:

Very good effort young man. You're going up in my estimation with every UKC news item.

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alansage - on 21 Nov 2011
In reply to UKC News:

The move in that pic looks outrageous - and awesome!
Tom F Harding on 21 Nov 2011
In reply to McBendy: He did some pretty impressive climbing before overgrading one route....
duzinga - on 22 Nov 2011
In reply to UKC News: It looks like he is wearing latex gloves.
GrahamD - on 22 Nov 2011
In reply to The_flying_climber:

Not a bad repeat of Equilibrium I seem to remember.
BuffaloBill - on 23 Nov 2011
In reply to The_flying_climber: pretty sure he overgraded 2 or 3 routes. The lie (I mean the promise) and the walk of lie are deffo and also possibly the groove?
GrahamD - on 23 Nov 2011
In reply to wando77:

2 of those three have not been repeated in the style of the original ascent yet. In any case so what ? the first ascensionist can only propose a grade and their reasons based on their experience.

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